Category: Health

Judge To Decide Florida Ban On Smokable Medical Marijuana

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Jury Recommends 25m In Johnson Amp Johnson Lawsuit

A California jury delivered a $25.7 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit brought by a woman who claimed she developed cancer by using the...

Breath Test Can Save Money And Catch Cancer Early

The only way to test for symptoms of stomach or esophageal cancer is to undergo an upper endoscopy, a test that can be invasive, cost thousands of dollars and has a...

Sun Safety Tips To Avoid Having A Summer Fry Day

As pools and parks open and people flood the nation’s beaches this Memorial Day weekend, many are cheering the unofficial start of summer. But doctors caution that...

With Death Rate Up Us Life Expectancy Is Likely Down Again

The U.S. death rate rose last year, and 2017 likely will mark the third straight year of decline in American life expectancy, according to preliminary data. Death rates...

Judge Orders Higher-calorie Meals For Alaska Muslim Inmates

A U.S. judge on Friday ordered Alaska corrections officials to provide Muslim inmates with nutritionally sufficient, pork-free meals when they break their Ramadan fasts...

Officials Deadly Nipah Virus Has Not Spread In South India

An outbreak of a deadly virus has not spread beyond two areas in south India, officials said, but they have issued a series of warnings to people living in the stricken...

Us Raises Concerns About Illnesses Tied To Synthetic Pot

U.S. health officials are urging states to regulate marijuana oil extracts after investigating a rash of illnesses tied to the products in Utah. In a report released...

Bill To Create Health Care Price Controls In California Dies

A proposal to create government price controls in California for surgeries, hospital stays, doctor visits and other health care services died Friday when it failed to...

Chewing Gum While Walking May Help You Burn More Calories Study Finds

Chewing gum isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of weight loss. But with more than 70 percent of adults in the United States overweight or obese,...